Sponsor a Tree with the Family Tree Scheme

– INITIATIVES –

Tree Day 2015

Tree Day 2015 took place on Thursday, 8th October. This year’s Tetra Pak Tree Day was all about becoming a true friend of the environment.

Family Tree Scheme

Commemorate an event or person by planting a tree as part of our Family Tree Scheme. Your family tree will span the human generations, giving pleasure to many.

Tree Week 2016

ESB Tree Week 2016 takes place from 6th to 13th of March. Tree Week, organised by the Tree Council of Ireland is a programme of events to celebrate trees.

– NEWS –

Ballyboughal Hedgelayers supporting ESB Tree Week

Local Garristown and Ballyboughal children on a Ballyboughal Hedgerow Society Walk on 6 March. The movement founded by Ann Lynch in 1999 to inform and educate in the biodiversity/amenity value of hedges. Monthly walks are organised – at present trees are being planted along Sli Na Sceacha- a way marked way near Ballyboughal  through farmland. […]

Children unable to see wood for the trees

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 The Irish Times have published an article citing that “one-third of young never climbed a tree, 10% have not enjoyed exposure to forest”, thus highlighting the importance of ESB Tree Week . Check it out here https://www.irishtimes.com/news/offbeat/tech-savvy-children-unable-to-see-wood-for-the-trees-1.2557066

Study at the National Botanic Gardens

National Botanic Gardens Careers day Are you interested in the world of horticulture? Then come along to Careers day at the National Botanic Gardens, March 10th at 2pm. Offering full-time courses in Horticulture at Level 7 and full- and part-time courses at levels 5 and 6 check out what The National Botanic Gardens has to offer. Connect with […]